Next month sees the launch of M&S Bank, with 50 branches opening in Marks & Spencer stores across the UK.
Branches will be open during store hours, and customers can pre-register their interest in a current account, launching in the autumn.
The latest venture by a big retailer is a reminder that if you want to borrow money or open a cash Isa, you don't have to pop into a high-street bank or building society. Instead, you could try your local supermarket. Asda, the Co-op, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose all offer financial services as well as fruit and veg – though M&S has now taken a lead with in-store banking and a current account.
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